Starrett VF600

VF600 Vertical Floor Standing Optical Comparator

Vertical Floor Standing Optical Comparator

The VF600 vertical floor standing optical system has a large 24″ screen, 8″ X-axis and 4″ Y-Axis travel (optional motorized), 16″ x 9″ top plate, lens turret with 3 lens capacity, Q-axis digital protractor with angular measurements to 1′ resolution, your choice of powerful Quadra-Chek or MetLogix software control systems and optional CNC control. A time tested, cost effective, solution for non-contact measurement. They are simple to use, yet have great capacity and performance to satisfy an exceptionally wide range of dimensional inspection applications and complex measuring requirements. At the heart of these systems are precision optics, superb lighting and a highly accurate workstage which combine to ensure bright, sharp images and exceptional accuracy. Vertical systems are ideal when the parts to be measured are flexible or soft (plastic, thin stampings or electrical components) that are placed on the glass insert of the workstage.


  • Made in America: No
  • System Type: Bench Top
  • Part View Orientation: Vertical
  • Screen Diameter (in): 16″
  • Screen Diameter (mm): 400
  • X – Y Measuring Range (in): 8″ x 4″
  • X – Y Measuring Range (mm): 200 x 100
  • Linear Glass Scale Encoder on X & Y Axis: Standard
  • Focus Range (in): 4″
  • Focus Range (mm): 100
  • Work Stage (in): 16″ x 9″
  • Work Stage (mm): 400 x 225
  • Load Capacity with Negligible Deflection (lbs): 22
  • Load Capacity Maximum (lbs): 50
  • Angular Measurement Resolution: 1 Minute
  • Profile Illumination: Standard
  • Surface Illumination: Standard
  • Quick Change Lens Mount (Lenses Not Included): Single
  • Collimating Condenser with Yellow/Green Filter: Standard
  • Control System / Software: QC100/200, M1, M2
  • Display (Control System Dependent): QC DRO or 15.6″ Touchscreen PC
  • Optical Edge Detection: Optional
  • Lenses (One Required, Not Included): 10X, 20X, 25X, 50X
  • Precision Centers & Vees: Optional
  • Helix Center Support Fixture: Optional
  • Precision Rotary Work Stage: Optional
  • Cabinet Stand 23″: Optional
  • Canopy and Curtains: Optional


VF600 Brochure (Bulletin 973)

L.S Starrett Company

Bifold Informational brochure for VF600 optical comparator